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FOR BAYNES AND SON; R. PRIESTLEY; COWIE AND CO.; J. DOWDING;

T. AND J. ALLMAN ; J. HEARNE ; PRIESTLEY AND WEALE; R. BAYNES;
C. RICE; H. MOZLEY ; M. Keene; T. INGALTON; J. OF FOR; 1. H. BOHTE;
W. WRIGHT; D. A. TALBOYS; SMITH AND ELDER; W. MASON; M. DOYLE;
G. MACKIE; W. H. REID; E. WHEATLEY; AND J. BRUMBY.

1822.

CA

CONTENTS

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WILLIAM AND MARY.

State of the nation immediately after the Revolution-Account of the new ministry

- The convention converted into a parliament~Mutiny in the army-The

coronation, and abolition of hearth. money–The commons vote a sum of money

to indemnify the Dutch-William's efforts in favour of the dissenters-Act for

a toleration—Violent disputes about the bill for a comprehension—The commons

address the king to summon a convocation of the clergy-Settlement of the

revenue–The king takes umbrage at the proceedings of the whig party-Heats

and animosities about the bill of indemnity recommended by the king-Birth of

the duke of Gloucester-Affairs of the continent-War declared against France

-Proceedings the convention of Scotland, of which the duke of Hamilton is

chosen president-Letters to the convention from king William and king James

—They recognise the authority of king William—They vote the crown vacant,

and pass an act of settlement in favour of William and Mary—They appoint

commissioners to make a tender of the crown to William, who receives it on the

conditions they propose--Enumeration of their grievances--The convention is

declared a parliament, and the duke of Hamilton king's commissioner—Prelacy

abolished in that kingdom-The Scots dissatisfied with the king's conduct_Vio-

lent disputes in the Scotch parliament—Which is adjourned-A renionstrance
presented to the king—The castle of Edinburgh besieged and taken—The
troops of king William defeated at Killycrankie--King James cordially received
by the French king-Tyrconnel' teniporizes with king William-James arrives in
Ireland - Issues five proclamations at Dublin-Siege of Londonderry- The inha-

bitants defenů themselves with surprising .ccurage and perseverance-- Cruelty of

Rosene, the French žerera–Tie pace is roleved by Kirke—The Inniskilliners

defeat and take général Maccarty-Meeting of the Irish parliament--They repeal

the act of settlement-Pass an act of attainder against absentees—James coins

base money– The Prctešťan's ei, relana cruelly oppressed–Their churches are

seized by the Catholics, and they are forbid to assemble on pain of death-Ad-

miral Herbert worsted by the French, fcet, in an engagement near Bantry-bay-

Divers sentences and attaintiers regersed in parliament– Inquiry into the cause

of miscarriages in IreiaridBilis passed in this session of parliament - Page 2

CHAP. II.

Duke of Schomberg lands with an army in Ireland --The Inniskilliners obtain a vic-

tory over the Irish-Schomberg censored for his inactivity—The French worsted
at Walcourt-Success of the confederates in Germany-The Turks defeated at
Pacochin, Nissa, and Widen-Death of pope Innocent XI.--King William be-
comes unpopular—A good number of the clergy refuse to take the oaths—The
king grants a commission for reforming church-discipline~Meeting of the convo-
cation-Their session discontinued by repeated prorogations--Proceedings in
parliament–The whigs obstruct the bill of indemnity-The commons resume
the inquiry into the cause of the miscarriages in Ireland-King William irritated
against the whigs—Plot against the government by sir James Montgomery,
discovered by bishop Burnet-Warm debates in parliament about the corporation
bills—The king resolves to finish the Irish war in person--General Ludlow arrives
in England, but is obliged to withdraw-Efforts of the Jacobites in Scotland---The
court interest triumphs orer all opposition in that country--The tory interest

CHAP. III.

Conspiracy against the government by lord Preston and others—The king fills up

the vacant bishopricks--Affairs of Scotland-Campaign in Flanders-Election of
a new pope~ The emperor's success against the Turks-Affairs of Ireland ---The
French and Irish obtain an honourable capitulation-Twelve thousand Irish Catho-
lics are transported to France—Meeting of the English parliament–Transactions in
parliament~The English and Dutch fleets worsted by the French off Beachy-head

- The king disobliges the Presbyterians of Scotland— Massacre of Glencoem

Preparations for a descent upon England - Declaration of king James-Precau-

tions taken by the queen for the defence of the nation-Admiral Russel puts to

sca-He obtains a complete victory over the French fleet off La Hogue—The

French king takes Namur in sight of king William-The allies are defeated at

Steenkirk --Extravagant rejoicings in France on account of this victory-Conspi-

racy against the life of king William, hatched by the French ministry—The cam-

paign is inactive on the Rhine and in Hungary-The duke of Savoy invades

Dauphine–The duke of Hanover created an elector of the empire • 110

CHAP. IV.

False information against the earl of Marlborough, the bishop of Rochester, and

others—Sources of national discontent-Dissension between the queen and the

princess Anne of Denmark— The house of lords vindicate their privileges in be-

half of their imprisoned members—The commons present addris ses to the king

and queen—They acquit adiniral Russelpand resolve to advise his majesty-They

comply with all the demands of the ministry - he lords present an address of

advice to the king—Dispute between the lords and commons concerning admiral

Russel—The commons address the king-Floer establish the land-tax, and other

impositions-Burnet's Pastoral Letter burreti, bs, sle' hangman— Proceedings

of

the lower house against the practice of kidnapning men for the service-The two

houses address the king on the grdevadces of Ire anfd-An account of the place

bill, and that for triennial parliaments. The reminians petition his majesty that he

would dissolve the East India company-Trial of lord Mohun for murder-Al-

terations in the ministry-The king repairs to the continent, and assembles the

confederate army in Flanders—The French reduce Huy-Luxembourg resolves to

attack the allies–. Who are defeated at Landen-Charleroy is besieged and taken

by the enemy-Campaign on the Rhine- The duke of Savoy is defeated by Ca-

tinat in the plain of Marsaglia—Transactions in Hungary and Catalonia-Naval

affairs-A feet of merchant ships, under convoy of sir George Rooke, attacked,

and partly destroyed by the French squadrons-Wheeler's expedition to the West

Indies-Benbow bombards St. Malves—The French king has recourse to the me-

diation of Denmark-Severity of the government against the Jacobites_Com-

plaisance of the Scottish parliament–The king returns to England, makes some

changes in the ministry, and opens the session of parliament-Both houses in-

quire into the miscarriages by sea-The commons grant a vast sum for the services

of the ensuing year–The king rejects the bill against free and impartial proceed-

ings in parliament; and the lower house renionstrates on this subject, Establish-

ment of the bank of England - The East India company obtain a new charter-

Bill for a general naturalization dropped-Sir Francis Wheeler perishes in a storm

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